Chicken Babysits Broody's Nest

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Hedwig Chicken, Dec 23, 2017.

  1. aart

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  2. Hedwig Chicken

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    Well here is some happier news:

    A six chick is born!

    It has dark down and is drying up under mommy with her (hopefully her) 4 siblings.

    Ginny seems ok with this one.

    I shall keep close watch on them.
     
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  3. Hedwig Chicken

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    Now there's another one piping! It's one of the two last eggs.

    It seems to be hatching on the wrong side, just like it's mommy Ginny!
     
  4. Stayc

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    Just have to say that is too cute!! Hope all goes well for the hatch!!:jumpy
     
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    :fl
     
  6. Hedwig Chicken

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    The chick is zipping now. I'm waiting for it to hatch before going to bed.
     
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  7. Hedwig Chicken

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    We have 6 chickies now!

    Fun fact:

    The eggs Ginny just hatched were bought from the same farmer who gave us Ginny's egg. So she is perhaps hatching her one siblings. :jumpy
     
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  8. Hedwig Chicken

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    I haven't updated in a couple of days,

    So Ginny hatched a total of 6 live chicks.

    It is snowing outside and is -10°C. All the chicks are doing well.

    (That is not Nugget in the video)
     
  9. Wyorp Rock

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    :love:love:love:love So adorable!
     
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  10. Awwwww! Look at the widdle puff butts!!!!! :love
     

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